Checking out the Charlotte Checkers

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Courtesy Charlotte Checkers Facebook

It looks like the AHL Charlotte Checkers will be weekend warriors for the 2016-2017 season as the team is set to host 24 prime weekend home dates at Bojangles’ Coliseum.  

This season’s weekend games will feature new start times too, with Friday games beginning at 7:15 p.m., Saturday games starting at 6 p.m. and Sunday games beginning at 1 p.m. All other games will commence at 7 p.m.


Photos: 360-degree images from inside the Checkers' locker room


The schedule also contains several recurring theme nights, most notably for the team’s seven Wednesday games, which will feature $1 Bud Lights and a free ticket voucher for all fans in attendance (courtesy of Farm Bureau) if the Checkers win that game. Families can receive a 40 percent discount on groups of four tickets for seven select Family Nights, while college students can save on tickets for seven College Nights presented by Hendrick Acura.

The Checkers are offering a special ticket package and holding a pregame party for their St. Patrick’s Day game on Friday, March 17. For $25 fans can get one game ticket, two Bud Lights and a $10 merchandise certificate. For more detail, click here.

Single game tickets start at $12 and are available online via Ticketmaster.com and at the Bojangles’ Coliseum box office.

For more information, visit gocheckers.com.

Upcoming home games:
Tuesday, March 21 at 7 p.m. vs. Iowa
Wednesday, March 22 at 7 p.m. vs. Iowa (College Night)
Saturday, March 25 at 6 p.m. vs. Chicago
Sunday March 26 at 1 p.m. vs. Chicago (annual Pooch Paw-ty, fans are encouraged to bring their dogs)
Tuesday, April 4 at 7 p.m. vs. San Antonio (College Night)


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